PS3 Remote Play Remote play in a private network (using a home Wi-Fi network)

Your system uses a Wi-Fi connection to a wireless access point or router when connecting to a PS3™ system that lacks Wi-Fi features. Connect the PS3™ system to an access point using a LAN cable.

Example of a typical connection scheme

A )
A wireless access point or a wireless router
B )
A cable modem or DSL modem
C )
A connection to the Internet
D )
A LAN (Ethernet) cable
E )
A computer
  • A wireless access point is hardware that devices can connect to wirelessly. A wireless router is a device that provides access points and allows multiple devices (for example, your system and a computer) to connect to the Internet at the same time.
  • Some modems have built-in routing capabilities. Connect the PS3™ system to the device that has the routing capability.
  • When using a router and a modem with built-in routing capability, turn routing off on one of the devices. The PS3™ system and your system must be connected within the same network. If two or more devices with routing capability are used at the same time, the PS3™ system and your system might be connected to separate networks and you will not be able to play remotely.

Preparing for first-time use

You must set up your system so that it can connect to the access point that the PS3™system is connected to.

Registering your system with the PS3™ system

Perform this procedure with your system near the access point.

1.
On the PS3™ system, select (Settings) > [Remote Play Settings] > [Register Device] > [PS Vita System].
A number appears on the screen.
2.
On your system, select (PS3 Remote Play) > [Start] > [Next].
3.
Enter the number displayed on the PS3™ system's screen, and then select [Register].
When the devices connect successfully, a message indicating that the registration is complete appears.
If the Wi-Fi Settings screen appears, select the access point that is connected to the PS3™system.
4.
Select [OK] on the PS3™ system.

Playing remotely

You can play remotely when your system is within the range of your home Wi-Fi network.

1.
On your system, select (PS3 Remote Play) > [Start].
When using PS3 Remote Play for the first time, a message informs you that it is necessary to register your system with the PS3™ system. If you see this message, perform the registration.
2.
On the PS3™ system, select (Network) > (Remote Play).
The PS3™ system waits for your system to establish the remote play connection.
3.
On your system, select [Connect via Private Network].
When the devices connect successfully, the PS3™ system's screen appears on your system.
If the Wi-Fi Settings screen appears, select the access point that is connected to the PS3™system.
  • If you enable remote start on the PS3™ system, you can use remote play when the PS3™ system is in standby mode. For details, see (Settings) > [Remote Play Settings] > [Remote Start] in the PS3™ system's user's guide.
  • During remote play, if you go to the screen for a different application, the remote play connection is closed after 30 seconds.

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